IBB - Nasdaq Biotechnology
IBB - Profile
- Issuer: iShares
- Structure: ETF
- Expense Ratio: 0.48%
- ETF Home Page: IBB
- Inception: Feb 05, 2001
- Tax Form: 1099
- IBB Tracks This Index: NASDAQ Biotechnology Index
- 52 Week Lo: $197.10
- 52 Week Hi: $280.07
- AUM: $5,729.6 M
- Shares: 21.6 M
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The index is a modified capitalization weighted index that includes securities of The NASDAQ Stock Market listed companies that are classified as either biotechnology or pharmaceutical. The securities also meet other eligibility criteria determined by The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., including a minimum market capitalization of $200 million and an average daily trading volume of at least 100,000 shares. The index is given a semi-annual ranking review to ensure that all components are still able to meet the criteria for inclusion.
IBB - Realtime Rating
Realtime Rating Summary
IBB is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate NASDAQ Biotechnology Index. The index is a modified capitalization weighted index that includes securities of The NASDAQ Stock Market listed companies that are classified as either biotechnology or pharmaceutical. The securities also meet other eligibility criteria determined by The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., including a minimum market capitalization of $200 million and an average daily trading volume of at least 100,000 shares. The index is given a semi-annual ranking review to ensure that all components are still able to meet the criteria for inclusion.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for IBB on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Health & Biotech Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.
IBB In-Depth Analysis
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for IBB and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
IBB - HoldingsFilings Data as of: Oct 02, 2014
Top Ten Holdings
AMGN 8.28%Amgen Inc
CELG 8.20%Celgene Corp
GILD 8.13%Gilead Sciences Inc
BIIB 7.93%Biogen Idec Inc
REGN 7.35%Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc
VRTX 4.93%Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc
ALXN 4.03%Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc
MYL 3.83%Mylan Inc
ILMN 3.76%Illumina Inc
BMRN 2.39%Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc
This section compares how balanced and deep IBB is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
IBB Asset Allocation
IBB Sector Breakdown
IBB Market Cap Breakdown
IBB Region Breakdown
IBB Market Tier Breakdown
IBB Country Breakdown
IBB - Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of IBB to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading in IBB
IBB is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 3 other ETFs in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
IBB - Performance
This section shows how IBB has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
IBB - Charts
The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.
The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of IBB relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
IBB - Technicals
IBB Volatility Analysis
This section shows how the volatility of IBB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $268.93
- 60 Day MA: $266.57
- MACD 15 Period: 11.66
- MACD 100 Period: 17.45
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 0.94
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 5.59
- RSI 10 Day: 63
- RSI 20 Day: 57
- RSI 30 Day: 56
- Ultimate Oscillator: 62
IBB Bollinger Bands
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $250.68
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $278.06
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $254.97
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $282.50
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $257.79
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $281.68
IBB Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: $274.07
- Support Level 2: $269.88
- Resistance Level 1: $280.51
- Resistance Level 2: $282.76
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 75.45
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 77.89
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 61.13
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 57.62
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